PubWest Calendar

PubWest Happy Hours

PubWest hosts Happy Hours in numerous cities.  We are looking for more sites for 2017.  If you want to help plan or host a Happy Hour, please contact Kent Watson at

PubWest Happy Hour Denver August 2016

There are no happy hours scheduled at this time. Please check back soon.

PubWest Board of Directors Meetings:

  • Friday, May 5, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. (Pacific)
    Pomegranate Communications (Portland, OR)
  • Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. (Mountain)
    University of Denver (Denver, CO)
  • Friday, November 3, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. (Pacific)
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific)
    The Westin Pasadena (Pasadena, CA)

Publisher Roundtables

These valuable roundtable calls offer publisher heads of house the opportunity to discuss business conditions, trends, and a wide variety of topics in a casual and collaborative setting. The Publisher Roundtable calls will be hosted by PubWest President Bill Fessler of American Traveler Press, and are open to heads of house only. Please RSVP to Kent Watson for call-in information.

  • May 12, 2017
  • August 11, 2017
  • November 10, 2017

Sales and Marketing RoundtablesPubWest Sales and Marketing Roundtable logo

These informative roundtable calls offer sales and marketing staff a chance to talk about how things are going, what’s working and what’s not, and to brainstorm about new approaches to improve sales and reach your readers. Please RSVP to Kent Watson for call-in information.

  • May 5, 2017
  • August 4, 2017
  • November 3, 2017

Design and Production Roundtables

These valuable roundtable calls offer publisher design and production staff and freelance design professionals the opportunity to discuss book production and design topics. This call is open to all PubWest members (Publisher, Associate, and Individual) and is free of charge. Please contact Kent Watson to request the next call or volunteer to help moderate.

  • May 19, 2017
  • August 18, 2017
  • November 17, 2017

Editorial Roundtables

These informative roundtable calls offer publisher editorial staff and freelance editors the chance to discuss a wide variety of editorial topics. This call is open to all PubWest members (Publisher, Associate, and Individual) and is free of charge. Please RSVP to Kent Watson for call-in information.

  • May 26, 2017
  • August 25, 2017
  • November 24, 2017

PubWest Webinars

What’s New at Aerio: Simplifying Publisher DTC Sales
Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)
Led by Aerio Business Development Manager Caitlin Churchill
Click here to register

Aerio helps publishers and authors create a direct to consumer retail experience and relationship. Powered by Ingram fulfillment, Aerio gives anyone the ability to resell Ingram Book Company’s inventory of 14 million titles and contribute to its growing catalog of ebooks. Aerio is a tool for native retail – create pop-up stores and product pages, drop buy buttons and widgets in websites or blogs, and share commerce-enabled previews on social sites. Whichever method you prefer, Aerio helps you sell direct and gather consumer data.

NetGalley Tools and Strategies
Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am (Pacific)
Led by NetGalley International Account Director Kristina Radke
Click here to register

NetGalley is an innovative and easy-to-use online service and connection point for book publishers, reviewers, media, librarians, booksellers, bloggers, and educators. NetGalley delivers digital galleys, often called advance reading copies, or ARCs, to professional readers and helps promote new and upcoming titles. Professional readers — reviewers, media, journalists, bloggers, librarians, booksellers and educators — can join and use NetGalley at no cost. Join international account director, Kristina Radke for an informational webinar covering the tools available to publishers, tactics and strategies to engage readers, how to use data and reporting, and details about the NetGalley community of reviewers, librarians, booksellers, educators, and media.